Wyplay teams up with Sceenic for watch together experiences

TV professional services and video platform technology provider Wyplay has teamed up with interactive viewing experiences specialist Sceenic to develop ‘co-watching’ offerings for TV operators.   Sceenic has been developing Watch Together technology, based on a real-time video calling SDK, enabling people in the same group to watch the same content, fully synchronized, while also communicating via […]

Wyplay teams up with SmarDTV for Android TV

Technology provider Wyplay and content security specialist SmarDTV Global have teamed up to build pre-integrated Android TV platforms for OTT, cable, satellite, terrestrial and IPTV platform operators. The pair’s offering includes Android TV Set-Top Boxes pre-integrated with TV middleware and an Android TV Operator Tier custom launcher as well as back-end software components . SmarDTV […]

Viaccess-Orca and Wyplay build pre-integrated end-to-end TV platform

OTT and TV platform provider Viaccess-Orca (VO) has announced a partnership with Wyplay, a global TV Professional Services and Video Platform Solutions provider, to build a pre-integrated end-to-end TV platform. This end-to-end TV platform is highly scalable and flexible, and is designed to address the needs of OTT content providers and pay-tv service providers for […]

Wyplay taps V-Nova for video compression

TV software provider Wyplay has tapped V-Nova to provide compression technology for a major European TV operator, understood to be Sky in Italy.  Though V-Nova could not reveal the details of the tier-one operator, the partnership comes in the same week that Wyplay announced that its Frog By Wyplay software solution is powering Sky’s new […]

Sky and Telecom Italia select Wyplay to power TV decoders

Sky, in cooperation with Telecom Italia, are deploying a broadband HD TV decoder powered by Frog By Wyplay. Telecom Italia has partnered with Sky to make the full Sky TV service available to their ‘ultra-broadband’ customers, in a deal that was first agreed last year and that will extend Sky’s reach to non-satellite homes in […]

ViXS and Wyplay partner on 4K, HEVC media gateway

Canada-based chipset firm ViXS and software specialist Wyplay have developed what they claim is the industry’s first media gateway solution with full support for Ultra HD 4K and advanced HEVC 10-bit media processing. The firms said that by combining ViXS’ XCode 6400 system on a chip with Wyplay’s open platform system middleware, called Frog, they can […]

Canal+ Group begins advanced testing of Frog By Wyplay

Canal+ Group has begun advanced deployment testing of the new software it co-developed with technology provider Wyplay, based on the open source Frog By Wyplay service. Frog has allowed Canal+ to develop an HTML5-based graphical UI, develop partnership with third-party software suppliers and build a range of applications and interactivity on a wide range of […]

Wyplay makes source code available

Software specialist Wyplay is making the source code of its middleware available free of charge for evaluation and deployment purposes. The Frog by Wyplay intiative will see Wyplay’s set-top box middleware and backend add-ons – already being deployed to more than 10 million subscribers at Canal+, Belgacom, SFR, and Vodafone – made available. According to […]